The Wisdom Project Podcast Episode #005: Effa Manley and Negro League Baseball
By: admin - 11 April 2016 - 0 Comments

Episode #005 of the Wisdom Project Podcast  features the Nunn Center’s oral history interview with Effa Manley, the first African American woman to own a professional baseball team. She co-owned the Newark Eagles (Negro League) with her [...]

50th Anniversary of the Signing of Kentucky’s Civil Rights Act
By: admin - 27 January 2016 - 0 Comments

On January 27, 1966 Kentucky’s Governor Edward T. Breathitt signed into law the Kentucky Civil Rights Act, the first of its kind passed by a southern state.  Martin Luther King Jr. described Kentucky’s Civil [...]

The Wisdom Project: Nunn Center Launches Oral History Podcast
By: admin - 21 October 2015 - 0 Comments

In celebration of Kentucky Oral History Day on October 21, 2015, the Nunn Center is announcing the release of  The Wisdom Project, a podcast featuring stories drawn from interviews and projects from the Nunn Center’s extensive collection of [...]

Don Ritchie on the History of the Oral History Association
By: admin - 12 October 2015 - 0 Comments

It is a rare opportunity in life when you get the chance to interview someone who has profoundly changed and shaped your professional practice.  Last month, I interviewed Donald A. Ritchie, Senate Historian Emeritus, about [...]